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Ocopa Arequipena

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This Ocopa Arequipena is an irresistible side dish recipe. Enjoy this Ocopa Arequipena with your loved ones in the coming weekend party!
Ingredients
  Medium shrimp 1 Pound, shelled, deveined and cooked
  Vegetable oil 3 Tablespoon
  Mild cheddar cheese 1⁄2 Pound, grated
  Skinless peanuts 1 Cup (16 tbs), ground
  Minced onions 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Minced garlic 2 Teaspoon
  Chili peppers 1 , seeded and minced (Yellow Colored)
  Oregano 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Milk 1 Tablespoon (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
  Ground soda crackers 2 Tablespoon (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
  Lettuce leaves 10 (Soft)
  Boiled potatoes 10 , peeled (Hot)
  Hard cooked eggs 10 , peeled and halved
  Black olives 10 (Add More, If Needed)
Directions

Put all but a few cooked shrimp in a blender or food processor, setting the remainder aside for a garnish.
Blend or process until shrimp become pastelike.
Pour in oil; blend briefly.
Add the cheese, peanuts, onions, garlic, chili pepper, oregano, and salt.
Blend and puree ingredients until a thick sauce (the consistency of peanut butter) results.
If sauce is too thick, thin out with small additions of milk.
If sauce is too thin, thicken with small additions of ground soda crackers.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Spanish
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Blending
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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